The following correspondence has come my way…it shows the new foreign office minister charged with looking after Latin America, reaching out to Latin American interests in the UK. I’m wondering how many other ministers, opposition front benchers and MPs are in receipt of such anger from voters?
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Foreign Office defends Heywood response
As the Foreign Office defends itself over alleged delays in intervening after the murder of Neil Heywood, an expert on China tells Channel 4 News the situation in the country is “not quite a crisis”.
Foreign Office ‘massive U-turn’ gaffe on BBC World Service
The Government bows to pressure over cuts to the BBC World Service, pledging an extra £2.2m of funding – a decision the Foreign Office’s own website initially headlined a “massive U-turn”.
Foreign Office advice to British nationals in Japan
A helpline have has been set up for concerned relatives, and the Foreign Secretary William Hague offers advice to those in the earthquake zone.
Foreign Office ‘does not know’ how many Brits in Libya
As 10,000 foreign nationals pack tiny Tripoli airport to escape Libya’s growing crisis, an email seen by Channel 4 News shows the Foreign Office “does not know” how many Britons are in the country.
Foreign Office probes Brits killed by drone in Pakistan
Reports that two white British al-Qaeda members have been killed in a missile strike are being investigated, as a security source tells Channel 4 News he is “not surprised Britons are in the area”.
Sigh of relief at the Department for International Development – cry of anguish at the Foreign Office.
Our International Editor looks at how the government’s spending review will affect the Department for International Development and the pattern of aid Britain’s spreads around the world.
Hague in the Foreign Office: merging party differences
Funny how the differences talked up in the election campaign can seem so easy to play down when needs must, writes Lindsey Hilsum.
Home Office bans ‘golden visas’ for wealthy foreign investors
In another sign of declining relations, the Home Office has announced an immediate ban on so-called ‘golden visas’ for wealthy foreign investors wanting residency in the UK, citing “security concerns”.
Home Office ‘falsely imprisoned’ foreign national prisoners
The Home Office has been found to have operated an unlawful and secret policy of keeping nearly all foreign prisoners locked up beyond their sentence.
‘Our victory parade will be very soon in Kyiv’, says Ukrainian head of foreign policy
We spoke to Ihor Zhovkva, who is the Deputy Head of the Office of the President of the Ukraine, and Head of Foreign Policy.
‘We were never given any evidence that anything the Russians had done had affected any election results in this country’: former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
We spoke to the former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt about both the growing diplomatic tension with China and the report into Russian interference in British politics.
Former foreign secretary Lord Carrington dies at 99
He served in Churchill’s government and held many major offices of state, famously resigning as foreign secretary over the Falklands invasion. Former prime ministers have led the tributes to Lord Carrington, who’s died at the age of 99. Sir John Major said he felt “immensely privileged” to have known him, while David Cameron described his…
Exclusive: Russian Foreign Minister accuses UK of ‘extermination of the evidence’ in Skripal case
In an exclusive interview with Channel 4 News, Russia’s top diplomat said he would not rule out the possibility that the UK was engaged in a cover-up. Sergey Lavrov also claimed that “all kinds of tricks” had been used to change the rules of the OPCW, the international chemical watchdog.
Theresa May tonight ripped up the Tony Blair/David Cameron approach to foreign intervention in a speech to Republican senators and congress members in Philadelphia.